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An Indecent Play of Light & Geometry on 56th and 8th

New York New York – Ol’ Blue Eyes I moved to New York City in 1986 yet sometimes I still enjoy it like a tourist.  You know the old joke about telling the tourists from the New Yorkers by who … Continue reading

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BRAZIL – THE WHOLE FEIJOADA

21 Brazil Articles! – 22 Covers of “Brazil”! – 19 Brazilian Music Tracks! – Countless Brazil Photos! When I started the Two-Fisted Touristing Brazil Series I did not anticipate that it would grow to 21 articles (including this final one) … Continue reading

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BRAZIL- RIO DE JANEIRO – Ipanema, Copacabana and the Sugarloaf

Brazil – Frank Sinatra Ed and I are in Brazil this August, but we are not going to Rio de Janeiro.  Not this year.  Not going to compete with the Olympics.  But four years ago, we spent 6 fabulous days … Continue reading

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NEW YORK NEW YORK in Pieces (of Song and Puzzle)

Let’s celebrate New York, New York in pieces!  Musical pieces!  Jigsaw puzzle pieces! The first song must be New York, New York of course! What, you thought It’d be Old Blue Eyes’ New York New York?  No worries, I won’t … Continue reading

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Speak Low, Phoenix, Speak Low…

I attended a matinee screening of the German movie “Phoenix”.  As the movie began and the screen was still black, I heard a lone upright bass picking out two notes a major sixth apart, followed by four more notes bounding … Continue reading

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